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'KFC closure not an emergency' police say, as chicken shortage seemingly prompts 999 calls

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Accident causing delays on M62

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Protesters tried to get the council to overturn their decision to close the centre when the news was first announced.

Demolition of Knottingley Sports Centre to start

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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Weather: 'BEAST FROM THE EAST' to freeze Yorkshire next week

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Berryman glass recycling plant on Lidgate Crescent, South KIrkby. Image: Google

Blaze at glass recycling plant in South Kirkby near Pontefract

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Ryhill man sentenced to 23 years for child sexual offences

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Accident causing delays on M62

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Wrangbrook Lane, Upton. Image: Google.

Man dead and woman fighting for life after head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract

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Wrangbrook Lane, Upton. Image: Google

Two people seriously injured in crash at Upton near Pontefract: Road remains closed

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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School dropped into special measures following Ofsted visit

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Struggling primary school could merge with nearby secondary

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MARY CREAGH: Young people must be encouraged throughout their education

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Ofsted steps in at struggling primary school

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Crigglestone Mackie Hill Junior and Infant School

'Inadequate' Wakefield school put in special measures by Ofsted

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Video: Big name retailers have already signed up for £160m retail park off M62

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Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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West Yorkshire transport bosses call for ‘urgent overhaul’ of rail infrastructure planning system

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Pugneys Park

Watersports under threat at Pugneys Park as Wakefield Council looks to save cash

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A major anti-Brexit march will be held in Leeds in March.

Leeds to host ‘biggest anti-Brexit march in North’

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Video captures 'breaking glass' ice phenomenon at Leeds reservoir

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Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

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Yorkshire is facing up to another chilly weekend. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: What does the weekend weather have in store for Yorkshire?

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The waste site.

Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

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REVEALED: These are the WORST GP surgeries in the Wakefield district - as rated by you

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REVEALED: These are the BEST GP surgeries in the Wakefield district - as rated by you

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Success of keyhole bladder op at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Sally Dickinson, Barbara Robinson and Lucy Hayward. Picture: Mark Bickerdike

Watch: Family of Wakefield cancer victim urge women to take part in “uplifting” Race for Life

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